We all want the disturbed characters we know to have a change of mind. We want them to see things differently – as we and others see them. And we want them to behave differently, too, like most of the responsible people we know. But mostly we want them to WANT to see and do things differently. And that, of course, is a matter of heart.
Meaningful behavior change only occurs with a change of heart. But a change of heart can only occur with committed, ongoing behavior change.
I have confidence that integrity of character will again come to be as expected as all the dysfunction we’ve experienced for years. And it’s toward that end that I’ve written Essentials for the Journey. Let us all resolve to make character matter again.
Essentials for the Journey provides timeless principles to sustain you in the quest for emotional, psychological, and spiritual health. Available now on Amazon.
Hope and Inspiration go together. Both flow from from loving intention. And this is how the world will heal: one converted heart at a time!
Therapy induced trauma happens when you go for help with hope in your heart, only to feel worse for the effort.
Thinking before acting is a good thing. It’s one mark of character maturity. But what we think and how we think matters even more.
Gaslighting victims feel so much more alone and self-doubting when they find themselves among a sea of folks who view the disturbed character differently.
Smugness and glibness are red flags for the most serious types of character disturbance.
When should someone’s charm and amiability sound an alarm? When charm is accompanied by smugness, you’re likely dealing with a narcissist.